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Our attorneys are immersed in the domestic and international business activity that flows through New York City.

We’re in board rooms advising on governance and sophisticated corporate transactions and leading public and private financing deals for high profile projects. We have significant Wall Street experience navigating clients through corporate finance, IPOs, SEC compliance shareholder disputes and project finance. And we offer the full range of services companies need to maintain a flow of capital.

Our NYC litigators represent a diverse range of clients including banks, real estate companies, energy providers, telecommunications companies and insurers. They are seasoned trial lawyers who handle class actions, government investigations, complex litigation and international arbitrations and disputes anywhere in the world.

We have a robust team helping to develop the NYC of tomorrow. Our experience spans financing for new stadiums, developing and leasing office towers, assuring a stock of affordable housing and strengthening the city’s cultural institutions. Of course, our reach extends beyond Manhattan as we help clients meet infrastructure, energy and other development needs around the world.

We are constantly focused on supporting our communities and devote significant time in support of a variety of charitable causes including aid to battered women, advocacy for the homeless, and support to refugees fleeing persecution or seeking asylum.

Recent Trends in Incremental Loan Facilities

Lexis Practice Advisor | January 11, 2017

New York City Banking & Finance partner Alex Margolis authored this column discussing trends in incremental loan facilities. Click here to read the full article.

Finra targets firms hiring brokers with checkered pasts

InvestmentNews | January 06, 2017

New York City public company transactions partner Dick Langan is quoted in this article about the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority’s plans to establish an exam unit in 2017 to handle how brokerage firms hire and supervise representatives who may have a history of misconduct.

An open letter to Dr. Ben Carson: Nixon Peabody’s Deborah VanAmerongen shares her thoughts for the next HUD secretary

Affordable Housing Finance | January 04, 2017

In this open letter to U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) secretary nominee Dr. Ben Carson, New York City affordable housing strategic policy advisor Deborah VanAmerongen shares her insights on working with HUD and advice for the future.

2017 predictions: What’s ahead for the affordable housing industry?

Affordable Housing Finance | January 04, 2017

This story focuses on the 2017 affordable housing industry outlook. New York City affordable housing strategic policy advisor Deborah VanAmerongen is quoted discussing the Low Income Housing Tax Credit program.

MA survey reflects optimism

The Daily Record (NY) | December 22, 2016

This article highlights Nixon Peabody’s annual MAC survey, citing the survey’s findings throughout. New York City public company transactions partner Dick Langan is quoted discussing the 2016 deal landscape and the history of this survey.

New York City Water to sell $400M

The Bond Buyer | November 23, 2016

Nixon Peabody is noted as representing the underwriters in the deal involving the New York City Municipal Water Finance Authority and its upcoming plan to sell $400 million of bonds.

Industry leaders cautiously optimistic post-election

Affordable Housing Finance | November 21, 2016

New York City Affordable Housing strategic policy advisor Deborah VanAmerongen is quoted in this article about impacts the election may have on the New York City affordable housing industry. In the article, Deborah emphasizes that President-elect Trump knows real estate finance, is from New York, and likely understands the importance of affordable housing programs.

Persistent Energy Ghana raises $1.5 million to support distribution of solar home systems in Ghana

Tech Moran | November 01, 2016

This story is about Persistent Energy Ghana’s $1.5M debt round financing that will be used as capital to buy solar home systems for low-income households in Ghana. New York City public company transactions partners Dan McAvoy and Richa Naujoks, and Boston global finance partner Frank Hamblett are working on this matter.

NY MTA official says derivatives under control

The Bond Buyer | October 26, 2016

This article is about New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority's (MTA) derivatives program and its recent $632 million closing of Series 2016D transportation revenue refunding bonds. Nixon Peabody is mentioned as co-bond counsel on the deal.

Bayou Shores: A Reminder That Successful Restructurings Require Advice of Experienced Health Care Counsel

Journal of Bankruptcy Law | October 01, 2016

New York City financial restructuring and bankruptcy partner Robert Christmas authored this column that discusses the importance of proper planning for health care entities to navigate the legal “shoals” of Bayou Shores and similar cases to arrive at a successful restructuring.

Real Estate Giants: 30 Hudson Yards, New York

Law360 | September 30, 2016

This article, the eighth story in a series looking at the law firms and lawyers behind the 10 tallest U.S. towers currently being built, focuses on 30 Hudson Yards in New York. New York City real estate partner David Portal is noted as representing Hudson Yards Infrastructure Corp.

421-a's Gone, So Affordable Housing's Getting Creative

Bisnow | September 12, 2016

New York City affordable housing partner Aaron Yowell is quoted in this article that looks at the increasing need for affordable housing in New York City and how it’s becoming harder to get this done—especially in light of the loss of the 421-a tax exemption program.

Green Sale Expands Investor Base, Says N.Y. MTA Official

The Bond Buyer | February 22, 2016

This article on New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority inaugural green bond issuance notes Nixon Peabody as co-bond counsel.

‘Ban the Box' Laws in New York—Is Your Company Compliant?

SHRM HR Daily | February 10, 2016

Labor & Employment attorneys Chris Gegwich and Alex Gallin authored this column discussing New York’s three largest cities' legislation prohibiting employers from asking applicants about their past criminal record on an employment application and if your company is compliant.

Nixon Peabody hires energy partner in New York

Project Finance & Infrastructure Journal | February 09, 2016

The following coverage highlights the arrival of New York City Energy & Environmental partner Ernie Chung.

Radio Show Podcast

The Sean Hannity Show | February 05, 2016

Following confirmation from the FBI’s general counsel that it is working on matters related to former Secretary Clinton’s use of a private e-mail server, a discussion is held on the legality of such use. New York City Litigation associate Danielle McLaughlin is among the panelists.

Two Nixon Peabody Affordable Housing Attorneys Join Partnership

HousingOnline Weekly | February 03, 2016

This article from the National Housing and Rehabilitation Association highlights Affordable Housing partners Meghan Altidor and Aaron Yowell for their election to the partnership.

In-House Counsel Profile: FreshDirect LLC's Mike Brizel

National Law Journal | February 01, 2016

This profile features FreshDirect’s Mike Brizel and provides an overview of the company, the in-house counsel’s background and current legal team. The section dedicated to “Outside Counsel” prominently features Nixon Peabody as Brizel’s go-to for all Bronx-based real estate matters.

Nixon Peabody adds 11 partners, one on LI

Innovate Long Island | February 01, 2016

This write-up focuses on newly elected Long Island and New York City Commercial Litigation partner Tom Mealiffe.

Nixon Peabody Promotes NLSIU grad Richa Naujoks to Partnership

Bar & Bench | February 01, 2016

This feature article highlights New York City securities partner Richa Naujoks’ election to the partnership. The article discusses Richa’s practice and also links to the Nixon Peabody 2016 Partner Class video.

Can an Applicant With a Criminal History Buy a Franchise?

The Legal Intelligencer | January 22, 2016

New York City partner Craig Tractenberg authored this column discussing whether a potential franchisee can purchase a franchise with a criminal history.

First RAD Component 2 Deals Using PBRA Contracts Close

Affordable Housing Finance | January 19, 2016

Affordable Housing practice group leader Stephen Wallace and Affordable Housing strategic policy advisor Deborah VanAmerongen are featured throughout this article highlighting Nixon Peabody’s successful closing of the first four Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) Component 2 preservation projects using 20-year Sec. 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance (PBRA) contracts in the nation.

Colo. Court Further Affirms Design Defect Preemption

Law360 | January 07, 2016

New York Commercial Litigation associate Paul Stinson explains the precedent set in Colorado that will be of value for aviation defendants who find themselves litigating in forums that recognize federal preemption of the field of aviation safety.

Rekordår för köp göder Wall Street (Record Year for Acquisitions is Feeding Wall Street)

Dagens Industry (Sweden) | December 28, 2015

New York City corporate attorney Hanna Jackson provides third-party commentary in this feature story on the 2015 calendar year on Wall Street.

Family Medical History Queries Violate GINA

Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) | December 22, 2015

Labor & Employment partner Christopher Gegwich is quoted in this article discussing inquiries by employers that violate the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA).

Not Your Grandfather's Municipal Market: Investors Eye Recovery Value

Forbes | December 22, 2015

New York City Financial Restructuring & Bankruptcy partner Robert Christmas provides third-party commentary on efforts by investors to emphasize recovery values in their credit work.

Firms Feted for Pro Bono Work

New York Law Journal | November 06, 2015

The Lawyers Alliance for New York presented the 2015 Cornerstone Awards for outstanding pro bono legal services provided to nonprofit organizations. Long Island office managing partner Allan Cohen and Long Island real estate associate Ed Puerta were among the those honored.

This Week's Deals

The Recorder | November 05, 2015

Nixon Peabody is noted as Japan-based electronics company TDK Corp.’s lead counsel in the company’s acquisition of Minnesota-based precision component technology company Hutchinson Technology Inc. in a deal worth up to $140 million. The deal team was led by San Francisco partner Tom Gaynor with New York partner Dick Langan and associate William Kwok.

Recent Trends In Incremental Loan Facilities

Law360 | November 02, 2015

New York City Banking & Finance partner Alex Margolis authored this column discussing trends in incremental loan facilities.

Tech Savvy

Los Angeles Business Journal | November 02, 2015

Aaron Yowell, lead NP organizer for the recently held “Code the Deal” event in Los Angeles, is quoted in this coverage. Aaron’s comments note how these hackathons are about being thoughtful about the practice of law and figuring out ways to improve practices and increase value for clients.

Don't Miss It: Hot Deals & Firms We're Watching This Week

Law360 | November 02, 2015

Nixon Peabody is noted as Japan-based electronics company TDK Corp.’s lead counsel in the company’s acquisition of Minnesota-based precision component technology company Hutchinson Technology Inc. in a deal worth up to $140 million. The deal team was led by San Francisco partner Tom Gaynor with New York partner Dick Langan and associate William Kwok.

New York City's pension investment wish list held back by political, fiduciary hang-ups

DebtWire | October 30, 2015

New York City Affordable Housing strategic policy advisor Deborah VanAmerongen provides commentary in this piece discussing New York City’s pension investment in affordable housing.

New Bill Seeks to Level Playing Field for Franchisees

The Legal Intelligencer | October 23, 2015

New York City IP Litigation partner Craig Tractenberg authored this column discussing a new bill intended to establish “responsible franchise practices” and level the playing field for franchisees.

Cayman Eviscerates Liquidation Option for Fund Investors

Law360 | October 06, 2015

Partner and co-leader of the firm’s Commercial Litigation practice Jon Sablone and New York City Commercial Litigation associate Danielle McLaughlin authored this column discussing how the insertion of boilerplate language can now obviate an important and powerful tool of the Cayman Islands Companies Law and invest even more power in offshore funds.

7 Firms Guide NTE Energy's $645M Natural Gas Plant Deal

Law360 | October 02, 2015

New York City Energy & Environmental partner Ellen Friedman is noted as counsel for NTE Ohio which has successfully closed $645 million in project financing for construction and operation of its Middletown Energy Center.

State, Federal Law Differ on Franchisors as Joint Employers

The Legal Intelligencer | September 30, 2015

New York City IP litigation partner Craig Tractenberg authored this column discussing differences in state and federal law related to franchisors as joint employers.

Avoiding Vicarious Liability for Accident Resulting From Delivery

The Legal Intelligencer | August 28, 2015

New York City IP Litigation partner Craig Tractenberg authored this column discussing vicarious liability resulting from a car accident involving a food delivery service.

New Security Risks for Providers

Crain's New York Business - Health Pulse | August 20, 2015

Health Care partner Rebecca Simone provides commentary on the struggle some health care providers face working to ensure the security and HIPAA compliance of outside business partners with access to electronic medical records.

The Citco Settlement and What Lies Ahead for PwC

Law360 | August 17, 2015

Partner and co-leader of the firm’s Commercial Litigation practice Jon Sablone and New York City Commercial Litigation associate Danielle McLaughlin discuss Citco Group Ltd.’s recent $125 million settlement in Anwar et al. v. Fairfield Greenwich Ltd. and it’s implications on PricewaterhouseCoopers LLC in a class action the company is facing.

Indian American lawyer shortlisted for prestigious award

The Times of India | August 14, 2015

The feature story notes that Richa Naujoks has been shortlisted for Thomson Reuters Foundation's TrustLaw Lawyer of the Year award.

Encroachment and Franchisee Claims of Constructive Termination

The Legal Intelligencer | August 03, 2015

New York City partner and leader of the firm’s Global Disputes team Craig Trachtenberg authored this column discussing encroachment and new claims of constructive termination in instances where a new franchise is located near an existing franchise location.

In Post-Detroit Bankruptcy Era, California Protects Investors Before Pensioners

Governing Magazine | July 30, 2015

New York City Bankruptcy partner Robert Christmas provides third-party commentary about the impact of Detroit’s bankruptcy and the effect on future bankruptcy cases.

Family Promise Welcomes 3 Summit Residents to Board of Directors

The Star-Ledger | July 26, 2015

New York City partner and firmwide pro bono partner Stacey Slater is highlighted among the newest members of the Board of Directors of Family Promise, a national nonprofit headquartered in Summit, NJ, that helps homeless families.

Post-Daimler Decisions Confirm the High Bar for General Jurisdiction over Product Manufacturers

TerraLex Connections | July 15, 2015

This column discusses a survey of lower court decisions in the sixteen months since the Supreme Court's decision in Daimler AG v. Bauman. This survey confirms that courts are applying a high bar with more uniform results as to when general jurisdiction will be found. Partner and co-leader of the Commercial Litigation practice Joe Ortego, San Francisco Commercial Litigation partner Eric Strain and New York City Commercial Litigation associate Zack Stillings co-authored the piece.

The Differences in the Diligence Process for Franchisors

The Legal Intelligencer | June 26, 2015

New York City partner and leader of the firm’s Franchise & Distribution practice Craig Tractenberg authored this column on how the diligence process differs for franchisors and the role of the franchise disclosure document.

5 Takeaways from Albany's Last-Minute Property Deal

Law360 | June 26, 2015

New York City Affordable Housing partner John Kelly and New York City Affordable Housing strategic policy advisor Deborah VanAmerongen are quoted in this article on New York lawmakers’ last minute legislative package concerning affordable housing rules and the 421-a residential tax incentive and its impact.

Attorneys React To Supreme Court's ACA Save

Law360 | June 25, 2015

Rochester Employee Benefits and Labor & Employment partner Kate Saracene provides commentary on the Supreme Court’s highly-anticipated Affordable Care Act (ACA) decision.

With Supreme Court Case Over, ACA's Loose Ends Are New Target

Crain's New York Business: Health Pulse | June 25, 2015

As the Supreme Court winds down its current term, Rochester Employee Benefits and Labor & Employment partner Kate Saracene discusses the Court’s highly-anticipated Affordable Care Act (ACA) decision.

Cybersecurity Risks Require Thorough Evaluation in M&A Transactions

The Deal | June 11, 2015

New York City Public Company Transactions partner Dick Langan authored this column discussing the importance of cybersecruity evaluations in M&A deals.

Nonprofits in the Zone of Insolvency: 2 Cautionary Tales

Law360 | May 19, 2015

New York City financial restructuring and bankruptcy counsel Chris Desiderio, Washington, DC, M&A and Corporate Transactions partner Mike Cooney, and associate Rob Trott and Boston partner and leader of the firm’s Bankruptcy & Financial Restructuring practice Victor Milione coauthored this column on important issues charitable fiduciaries should educate themselves on to avoid insolvency.

Lawrence D. Fruchtman Joins Nixon Peabody as Senior Counsel

Today's General Counsel | May 14, 2015

This coverage highlights the arrival of New York City Global Finance senior counsel Larry Fruchtman.

Movers & Shakers

The Deal | May 14, 2015

New York City Global Finance senior counsel Larry Fruchtman's arrival is featured in this business and legal executive moves column.

Nixon Peabody's Tenney Advises on Private Investment in Texas Affordable Housing

Inside Counsel | May 12, 2015

New York City Tax Credit Finance & Syndication partner Katie Tenney is highlighted in this column on women partners achieving major legal accomplishments. Katie is investor counsel for a conversion of public housing to privately owned affordable housing under the U.S. Department of Housing Urban Development Rental Assistance Demonstration program.

De Blasio's 421-A Plan Could Drive Another Deal Rush

Law360 | May 08, 2015

New York City Affordable Housing strategic policy advisor Deborah VanAmerongen is quoted in this article on New York City’s long-awaited proposal to extend the 421-a residential development benefit.

3 Political Fights That Threaten Key Tools for Property Deals

Law360 | April 27, 2015

New York City Affordable Housing strategic policy advisor Deborah VanAmerongen is quoted in this article discussing key political battles developers are closely watching.

The Pendulum Swings in Two Massachusetts Franchise Cases

The Legal Intelligencer | April 24, 2015

New York City partner and leader of the firm’s Franchise & Distribution practice Craig Tractenberg and Providence Labor & Employment associate Jessica Jewell coauthored this article on two Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court decisions which provide valuable lessons for franchise systems with respect to tipping policies.

El Paso Closes Largest RAD Deal

Affordable Housing Finance | April 15, 2015

This coverage notes Nixon Peabody as counsel to Hunt Capital Partners, a developer involved in the largest Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) project in the nation. New York City Tax Credit Finance & Syndication partner Katie Tenney led the legal team. Click here for the firm’s press release on the deal.

Reduced Coal Sales to China in the Next Five Years? Don't Count on It

Coal Blog | March 31, 2015

New York City Financial Restructuring & Bankruptcy partner Dennis Drebsky authored this article on Chinese reliance on coal-based energy.

MTA Finance Chief Touts 40-Year Bond

The Bond Buyer | March 23, 2015

Nixon Peabody is noted as bond counsel in this article on the benefits of New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s use of 40-year bonds.

Virginia Bay Bridge District Fast-Tracks Subsea Tunnel

The Bond Buyer | March 23, 2015

New York City Public Finance partner Ken Lind and Washington, DC, Public Finance partner Mitch Rapaport are both noted as bond and disclosure counsel in this article on the Chesapeake Bay Bridge and Tunnel District of Virginia’s planned subsea tunnel.

David Marcus Talks with Richard Langan about Shareholder Activism

The Deal | March 13, 2015

In this video interview, New York City Public Company Transactions partner Dick Langan discusses how companies should anticipate the possibility of an activist approach with senior writer David Marcus.

Bankruptcies Propel a California School Bond Bill

The Bond Buyer | March 04, 2015

New York City Financial Restructuring & Bankruptcy partner Robert Christmas authored a client alert, “Legislative Advisory—California Senate Bill 222,” that is referenced in this article on the new California bill. The bill would add language to school district general obligation bonds to protect investors if the district goes bankrupt.

Marketplace

New York Law Journal | March 04, 2015

This coverage notes law firm Trolman, Glaser & Lichtman’s office move. New York City real estate counsel Tom Diorio represented the new building’s ownership in the deal.

Franchisor Wins IP Dispute

Franchising Business & Law Alert | March 01, 2015

New York City partner and leader of the firm’s Franchise & Distribution practice Craig Tractenberg authored this column discussing when trademark licensees can and cannot continue to use their trademarks over the franchisor's objections.

Surprise-Billing Law Casts Wide Net

Crain's New York Health Pulse | February 02, 2015

Albany Health Care partner Laurie Cohen and Long Island Health Care partner Rebecca Simone are quoted in this article discussing New York's surprise medical bill law. The piece also contains a link to Laurie and Rebecca's original client alert on the topic.

In Twist, Tenant Who Was Forced out Will Displace One Who Moved In

New York Times | December 19, 2014

New York City Affordable Housing Strategic Policy Advisor Deborah VanAmerongen, a former commissioner of the New York State Division of Housing and Community Renewal, is quoted in this feature article detailing a potentially precedent-setting New York housing case.

3 Tips on Forming an SEC-Compliant Private Equity Fund

Law360 | November 18, 2014

New York City Public Company Transactions partner Dan McAvoy provides commentary in this article discussing tips private equity firms can follow to create SEC-compliant funds.

City to Shoulder More Public Benefit Costs

The Real Deal | November 13, 2014

New York City office managing partner and Affordable Housing attorney Joe Lynch is named as the moderator of a panel during the Massey Knakal Realty Services Multifamily Summit. Panelists included Vicki Been, Commissioner of the city’s Department of Housing Preservation & Development, BFC Partners’ Donald Capoccia, Dunn Development’s Martin Dunn and L&M Development’s CEO Ron Moelis.

Horizon Lines to Sell Itself in Pieces

The Deal | November 12, 2014

This coverage notes Boston partner and leader of the Global Finance practice Craig Mills and New York City Global Finance associate Alex Yim’s representation of Pasha Group, which has agreed to acquire the Hawaii trade-lane business of Horizon Lines.

People on the Move: Attorney Joins Moelis Institute Board

Affordable Housing Finance | November 10, 2014

This column notes that New York City affordable housing associate Aaron Yowell has joined the advisory board of the Moelis Institute for Affordable Housing Policy, which aims to improve the effectiveness of affordable housing policies and programs.

Buyers Gaining More MAC Leverage in M&A Deals

Law360 | November 07, 2014

New York City Public Company Transactions partner Dick Langan is featured in this story on MAC clauses in M&A deals. Our 13th annual MAC Survey served as the inspiration for this story.

Awards for Pro Bono Service

New York Law Journal | October 23, 2014

New York City Public Finance partner Liz Columbo is named among the attorneys recognized by the City Bar Justice Center with its sixth annual Jeremy G. Epstein Awards for Outstanding Pro Bono Service.

Barclays Settlement Shows SEC Focus on Compliance Controls, Dual Registration

ACA Insight | October 13, 2014

New York City Government Investigations & White Collar Defense counsel Brad Mirkin provides commentary in this feature story discussing prosecutions and settlements that may be indicators of future SEC scrutiny that will affect all advisers.

FINRA Enforcement Official Decamps to Shulman Rogers

Law360 | October 03, 2014

New York City Government Investigations & White Collar Defense counsel Brad Mirkin provides commentary in this article on the departure of a top enforcement official, Emily Gordy, from the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority.

Franchisors Should Stay Out of Franchisee Personnel Management

The Legal Intelligencer | September 26, 2014

New York City partner and leader of the Franchise & Distribution practice Craig Tractenberg and Los Angeles Labor & Employment associate Michael Curtis authored this column on circumstances where a franchisor may be liable for alleged employment law violations.

NLRB Considering New Standards for Joint-Employer Status

Compliance Week | September 03, 2014

Providence Labor & Employment partner Andrew Prescott and New York City partner and leader of the firm’s Franchising & Distribution practice Craig Tractenberg provide commentary on possible new standards from the National Labor Relations Board regarding two separate employers deemed as “joint employers.”

Ineligible Assignee: Hedge Funds Are Not Financial Institutions

Turnarounds & Workouts | September 01, 2014

New York City Global Finance partner Alex Margolis provides commentary in this feature story discussing the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington’s decision to prohibit the transfer of a secured lender’s interest in a loan on the grounds that the transferee is not an “eligible assignee” under the loan agreement.

EOC Updates Guidelines on Pregnancy Discrimination

Newsday | August 18, 2014

In this workplace column, Long Island Labor & Employment partner Tara Daub provides commentary on the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s updated guidelines on pregnancy discrimination.

What is Affordable Housing?

WNYC-FM (NPR affiliate, New York City) | August 15, 2014

New York City Affordable Housing strategic policy advisor Deborah VanAmerongen discusses New York City Mayor De Blasio’s new, high-profile affordable housing plan.

Dealmakers Q&A

Law360 | August 13, 2014

Health Care and Life Sciences leader Michele Masucci is profiled in this Law360 Q&A series with dealmaking movers and shakers.

Minimum-Wage Increase Attacks Advantages of Franchising

The Legal Intelligencer | July 25, 2014

New York City partner and leader of the Franchise & Distribution practice Craig Tractenberg discusses efforts by the International Franchise Association (IFA) and five franchisees seeking to block a law to increase Seattle's minimum wage given its potential impact on the franchise method of doing business.

Wells Fargo's Toledo Heads All-Female Municipal Forum Slate

The Bond Buyer | July 24, 2014

New York City Public Finance partner Virginia Wong is noted among the leadership of the Municipal Forum of New York.

CCOs Not Immune to SEC Charges When Agency Finds They Neglect Their Duties

ACA Insight | July 14, 2014

New York City Government Investigations & White Collar Defense counsel Brad Mirkin provides commentary in this feature article discussing consequences chief compliance officers face when failing to meet their compliance obligations.

Easing Pain, Sparking Concerns

Long Island Business News | July 11, 2014

Labor & Employment partner Chris Gegwich and associate Joe Carello provide commentary on how New York State employers can prepare for dealing with employees who have access to or use medical marijuana.

Bradley Mirkin to Nixon Peabody

Securities Lending Times | July 03, 2014

New York City Government Investigations & White Collar Defense counsel Brad Mirkin’s arrival at the firm is highlighted in this article.

Co-investments Surge; LP Challenges Multiply

Buyouts | June 30, 2014

New York City Private Equity & Investment Funds partner Ted Ughetta discusses the boom in co-investing that is presenting fresh challenges for limited partners.

Big Investors Gain Edge as SEC Ramps up PE Fee Scrutiny

Law360 | June 26, 2014

New York City Private Equity & Investment Funds partner Ted Ughetta discusses increased regulatory interest in how private equity firms charge fees and allocate expenses.

Lawyers Weigh In On High Court's Halliburton Ruling

Law360 | June 23, 2014

New York City Commercial Litigation partner Chris Mason provides commentary on the importance of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Halliburton Co. et al. v. Erica P. John Fund.

New Partner for Nixon Peabody

P3 Bulletin | June 19, 2014

New York City Project Finance and Public-Private Partnership attorney Vincent Casey is highlighted in this feature story for his arrival at the firm.

Nixon Peabody Hires Orrick's Casey

The Bond Buyer | June 17, 2014

This feature story highlights the arrival of Project Finance partner Vincent Casey.

Few builders likely to win affordable-housing bids

Crain's New York Business | June 09, 2014

Nixon Peabody is highlighted among key industry players who are best positioned to help New York City Mayor de Blasio succeed in his $41 billion plan to build or preserve 200,000 units of affordable housing.

City Hall's Goldman Girl: Alicia Glen

The Real Deal | June 01, 2014

Affordable Housing strategic policy advisor Deborah VanAmerongen is quoted in this profile of Alicia Glen, New York City’s new deputy mayor for housing and economic development.

Ex-FINRA Enforcement Attorney Joins Nixon Peabody

Compliance Intelligence | May 28, 2014

This feature story highlights the arrival of New York City Government Investigations & White Collar Defense counsel Brad Mirkin.

Business as Usual for Franchisors During Class Action Litigation

The Legal Intelligencer | May 23, 2014

New York City partner and leader of the firm’s Franchise team Craig Tractenberg authored this column discussing class action and multiparty litigation involving franchisors.

Rare Private Equity Self-Sale Raises Questions

Law360 | May 22, 2014

Partner John Koeppel discusses the implications of private equity firm EQT Partners making the unusual move of selling an investment company from one of its funds to another.

Nixon Peabody Adds to PE team

PE HUB | May 21, 2014

This coverage highlights the arrivals of New York City Private Equity & Investment funds partners Sean Hayes and Ted Ughetta.

SIFMA: Detroit's LTGO Treatment Would "Shatter" Muni Industry

The Bond Buyer | May 12, 2014

This article notes Nixon Peabody’s representation of the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association in an amicus brief urging the rejection of Detroit's bankruptcy exit plan. Bankruptcy & Financial Restructuring partners Mark Berman and Robert Christmas are SIFMA’s counsel.

Stockton, Last Creditor to Face Off in Final Hearing

The Bond Buyer | May 09, 2014

New York City Bankruptcy partner Robert Christmas provides third-party commentary on the City of Stockton, California’s plan to recover from chapter 9 bankruptcy.

Developers, Attorneys Embrace De Blasio's $41B Housing Plan

Real Estate Law360 | May 06, 2014

New York Affordable Housing partner John Kelly comments on the New York City mayor’s new affordable housing plan. John’s comments focus on mandatory inclusionary zoning and the mayor’s goal of making diverse housing possible in every neighborhood.

A New Uncertainty for Distressed Debt Investors

Law360 | April 28, 2014

New York City Global Finance partner Alexandra Margolis notes that distressed loan investors should take note of an appellate court decision holding that certain hedge funds were not “eligible assignees” of loans under the debtor’s loan agreement and thus ineligible to vote on the debtor’s plan of reorganization.

Intern Rights May Be Next Trend in Employment Law

Law360 | April 18, 2014

Labor & Employment partners Tara Daub and Chris Gegwich and Labor & Employment associate Alex Gallin authored this column discussing the future of workplace protections against discrimination and harassment to nonemployee interns.

5 Ways a PE Firm Can Win a Packed Auction

Law360 | April 11, 2014

Partner John Koeppel discusses strategies that can boost a private equity fund's chances for success in a crowded market.

Differing Types of Fraud and the Franchise Relationship

The Legal Intelligencer | March 28, 2014

In this column New York City partner and leader of the Franchise & Distribution practice Craig Tractenberg discusses alleged fraud claims that result when franchise relationships go awry.

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